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Registered Vascular Sonographer - OLGMC Cardiology - Full Time

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: La Fayette
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description This job provides individualized, direct care of assigned patients by performing peripheral vascular studies to include Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI)'s, upper/lower extremity venous/arterial duplex, segmental pressures, carotid, abdominal aorta, MI and renal ultrasounds. Provides the highest quality personalized patient care and maintains a positive work relationship with the health care team. Maintains knowledge and complies with state and federal guidelines. Education Required - High school diploma or equivalent. Work Experience Preferred - 2 years of peripheral vascular experience. Certifications Required - Active Registered Vascular Tech (RVT)/Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS) registration. Registry through American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) Credentialing Agency or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association. Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) Knowledge of JCAHO, OSHA, ICAVL and other State and Federal guidelines. Ability to assist patients in positioning and preparing for exam. Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based applications. Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the required job processes. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, working efficiently and calmly under pressure, and working without direct supervision. Ability to maintain flexible working hours to include occasional evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. Job Duties Prepares, instructs and educates patients on procedures. Performs diagnostic procedures. Maintains accurate documentation and record keeping. Maintains exam rooms and equipment assuring a safe and clean working environment adhering to OSHA standards. Assesses situations, considers alternatives and chooses appropriate course of action especially in times of need or emergencies. Participates in activities for professional development and maintains required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training and credentials. Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style. Performs other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns. The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Physical and Environmental Demands The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

Keywords: Ochsner Health, Chattanooga , Registered Vascular Sonographer - OLGMC Cardiology - Full Time, Healthcare , La Fayette, Tennessee

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